University of Gloucestershire

University of Gloucestershire


The course has at its core an academic approach to journalism, examining its place in the community and wider society, its ethical and legal responsibilities and its relationship with government and the consumer; students examine this rapidly globalising industry and the opportunities it offers them as creative entrepreneurs; at the heart of this course is digital journalism and global news and communications; there are practical modules to give students an introduction to the role of a journalist and an optional work placement; students are taught the practice of online and video journalism in simulated newsroom environments, producing their own material to strict deadlines; the course culminates in the Master's project, which is a written or written/practical mix research project.

Entry requirements

Undergraduate degree; international applicants must have IELTS 7.0 (6.5 in writing) or a recognised equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Journalism in context; practical journalism; media law and ethics; multimedia magazines; the work placement.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 4,860 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 10,750 per Whole course (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 4,860 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 10,750 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
PgCert Full-time £ 1,795 per Whole course (home fees) 4 months
PgCert Part-time £ 1,795 per Whole course (home fees) 8 months
PgDip Full-time £ 3,590 per Whole course (home fees) 9 months
PgDip Part-time £ 3,590 per Academic year (home fees) 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Park Campus Cheltenham GL50 2RH South West

Key information

Guidance and Recruitment Office
Telephone number: 
01242 714500